Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE
1109 AM CST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE MILWAUKEE WI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   02/22/2017
 LOW              -26   02/03/1996
HIGHEST            71R  02/22        49      22       61  02/28
LOWEST             10   02/09        -4      14        0  02/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.4              32.5    11.9     35.4
AVG. MINIMUM     26.6              19.3     7.3     22.0
MEAN             35.5              25.9     9.6     28.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5              12.8    -7.8       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              25.2    -7.2       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.6    -1.6        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.39   1881
 MINIMUM         0.05   1969
TOTALS           1.85              1.65    0.20     0.62
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         8               9.7    -1.7        7
DAYS >= .10         4               4.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.9     0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.20   02/23 TO 02/24              0.30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           42.0   1974
TOTALS            1.1               9.8    -8.7      7.7
SINCE 7/1        24.0              37.8   -13.8     29.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.8    -2.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T                                  4  02/15
                                                          02/10
                                                          02/09
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   02/25 TO 02/25               4.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     819              1095    -276     1043
 SINCE 7/1       3999              4980    -981     4219
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/290    DATE  02/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     11

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

FEBRUARY 2017 WAS THE WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT MILWAUKEE. THE
AVEARGE TEMPERATURE OF 35.5 BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 35.2 SET IN
1882.

FEBRUARY 2017 WAS ALSO THE 5TH LEAST SNOWY FRBRUARY ON RECORD AT
MILWAUKEE WITH ONLY 1.1 INCHES OF SNOW.

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